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iwm Leo Miller, 3151 W. 4Qth pi.,
Jjrakeman. She denies it.
. Charles Early, 1817 St Louis
av., conductor, crushed between
two cars when adjusting trolley.
. Miss Virginia Bailey, 6250
Princeton av., severely bruised by
auto at La Salle and Lake sts.
' Sarah Stein, 6, 1524 Wash
burne av., hit by auto of Chas. H.
jKing, 2012 S. Morgan av., at W.
12th and S. Laflin sts. Severely
'Well dressed unidentified man
(found in river at N. La Salle st.
Been in watefabout three weeks,
Cuts and bruises on body.
James Craig, machinist, 523 N.
Springfield av., run over by train
of the C. & N. W. Ry.
Christopher Abrenson, 721 N.
May st., watchman for the Chi
cago Consolidated Bottling Co.,
W. Kinpe and N. Paulina sts.,
slipped on cement floor. Left ieg
Burglars robbed the home of J.
F. Straub, 1339 Berkeley av., of
jewelry and silverware valued at
EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES QUEER METHODS QUEERED
Some of the queer methods of
Jhe employment agencies were
shown up in the Desplaines street
E. M. Bertrand runs the Aus-tro-American
"py at"36 South Canal street. It
is a big agency. Sometimes it
lias contracts for more laborers
than it has applicants.
, Henry Weiss runs an agency at
56 South Canal street. It is a
small agency, and very .often has
no contracts for laborers at alL
So Bertrand farms some of his
contracts out to Weiss and div
vies up the spoils. This is against
the state law.
Bertrand and Weiss were ar
rested on the complaint of Stan
ley Jackson, 21 years old. This
js Jackson's story:
"I needed a job. I went to
Weiss. He told me he could fix
me up for 2. I gave him the $2.
l was pretty nearly my last,
yhen he gave me an'or;deron Ber
I went to Bertrand. He sent
me back to Weiss. Weiss sent
me back to Bertrand. After be
ing shunted around likethis four
or five times, I complained to the
police. I'm still out my $2."
Bertrand and Weiss were in
court today. Roman G. Lewis,
assistant city prosecutor, ap
peared to defend them.
Lewis did not do much defend
ing. As soon as the court was
called, he got up to make a speech.
The speech was all about the
nasty way The Day Book had at
tacked him for defending law
breakers while drawing down a
salary as assistant city prosecu
tor. Police Lieut. Gallery interrupt
ed the remarks of Lewis to in
quire why Lewis should not have
Lewis came back withva learn.
ed remark about the hrilliant
minds of police lieutenants.
After that they went to it hot
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